The ActivTable empowers students to lead their own learning, driving engagement, participation and creativity in the classroom.
ActivTable at a glance:
- Multi-user collaborative tool facilitates group work, problem-solving activities and consensus decision making.
- Easy-to-use, intuitive tools, activities and software drive learner engagement.
- Create tailor-made interactive activities or access 100+ ready-made activities.
- Activity reporting tools offer teachers insight into student contributions.
- Build your own activities using the ActivTable Activity Builder, a free web-based application.
Collaborative Small Group Learning
The ActivTable encourages project-based activities where students interact and collaborate, sharing knowledge and working towards a common goal together. This multi-user interactive table allows up to six learners to simultaneously use individual tools, web browsers and resources as their personal efforts move the group toward accomplishing a common goal. Many ActivTable activities are aligned to US and UK national standards, and many can be modified by teachers to suit their learning objectives.
Not only is the ActivTable a uniquely powerful tool for learning through small-group collaboration, but it is also a vehicle for building essential 21st century skills such as communication, creativity and critical thinking.
With Promethean’s ActivTable
- Navigate maps and roam the world’s oceans in geography, share virtual money in a math lesson or investigate creatures in science—the possibilities are endless.
- Divide the class into groups and use the ActivTable as a learning center for targeted small group instruction and peer-to-peer learning.
- Foster the development of communication, collaboration and group-led decision-making skills.
- Promote inclusion for all, including children with special needs. ActivTable's interface and activities facilitate peer learning and allow for differentiation, and this multi-touch table is wheelchair accessible.
- Multi-User – Supports up to six simultaneous students collaborating at one time
- HD LCD 46” Display – The ActivTable features a large, touch-sensitive screen with ample room for collaboration
- Educational Activities – Build your own activities using the ActivTable Activity Builder, a free web-based application, or access over 100 activities available in the ActivTable Activity Store
- Tool Library – Offers a variety of intuitive tools, including keyboards, musical instruments, math tools and web browsers, all customizable for each activity
- Activity Reporting and Tracking Tools – Access to view each student’s work, time on task, collaboration tools used and more
- Accessibility – Built to accommodate multiple chairs and wheelchairs
- Integration with ActivInspire – Ability to use ActivInspire flipcharts with multi-touch capability
ActivTable 46” (active area)
ActivBoard, ActivInspire and ActiView
- Four USB-A ports
- One 3.5mm mic in socket
- Four 3.5 mm stereo headphone sockets
- One DVI
- One Ethernet port and WiFi
- Minimum Computer Requirements
The ActivTable does not require a computer. ActivTable Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Embedded
Internet access recommended for optimal use – wireless or wired to download updates and activities; many activities use the Internet
ActivTable Activity Builder
The ActivTable Activity Builder is a free web-based application and requires Google Chrome version 30.x or above.
Promethean recommends a Certified Promethean Installer install the ActivTable.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included with the ActivTable?
One ActivTable, ActivTable software, educational activities, tools and resources, embedded training resources, cover, power cable and Quick Start Guide. (Reference Specification Sheet for details).
Why did Promethean create ActivTable?
ActivTable supports Promethean’s collaborative approach to learning and provides users with an intuitive and easily customizable interface to increase student engagement and promote group learning activities.
Where can I get additional content for ActivTable?
ActivTable is supplied with a wide range of educational activities that can be downloaded by accessing the ActivTable Activity Store. Teachers can create their own engaging, interactive activities using the ActivTable Activity Builder, a free web-based application. Currently, the Activity Builder is optimized to be used in Google Chrome version 30.x or above. To access the Activity Builder, visit www.ActivTable.com.